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25th July 2016 – RNLI Fleetwood RNLI name new lifeboat

Saturday was a warm and sunny day at Fleetwood Marina. A perfect day for the new Shannon class Fleetwood RNLI lifeboat to be officially named, Kenneth James Pierpoint.

16th July 2016 – First call out for Fleetwood RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboat

The new Shannon class lifeboat, Kenneth James Pierpoint at Fleetwood RNLI, was called into action for the first time this afternoon (Saturday 16 July), following a request by Holyhead Coastguard.

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7th June 2016 – RNLI Fleetwood lifeboat crew attend to boat stuck on sandbank   ILB

The volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew at Fleetwood, had an early morning call on Tuesday (7th June) to attend to a fishing vessel, which had run aground in the dock channel, at the port.

3rd June- Tractor Training for Fleetwood RNLI

As the volunteer lifeboat crew gets ready for the new Shannon class RNLI lifeboat’s arrival in Fleetwood, the lifeboat and shore crew’s training will see them using an unusual vehicle on the Fleetwood’s beaches.

16th May 2016 – Fleetwood RNLI coxswains gear up for their new Lifeboat


Four coxswains from Fleetwood RNLI are spending this week undergoing vital training at the RNLI College in Dorset to prepare for the arrival of their state-of- the-art new Shannon class lifeboat.

16th May 2016 – RNLI Fleetwood Lifeboat volunteer rescues child

Another multi-agency rescue in Fleetwood culminated in an 8 year old child, being dramatically saved, by the Captain of the ‘Wyre Rose’, the Fleetwood to Knott End ferry, which almost certainly saved his life.

27th April 2016 – 50th Anniversary of Lifeboat Workhorses

The RNLI lifeboat workhorses, the ‘D’ class inshore lifeboats boats, have been saving lives for many years. Next week marks the 50 th anniversary, since the first inshore lifeboat (ILB) arrived at Fleetwood RNLI.